The unemployment rate in Merritt Island is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Merritt Island jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Merritt Island's cost of living is 3.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Brevard county remained very strongly Republican, 57.5% to 41.1%. More Voting Stats
Merritt Island's population is 36,380 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Merritt Island is Real Estate: $280,800
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.7%.
Merritt Island public schools spend $8,466 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Merritt Island. More Education